4 Battery Control Center (Con’t) Battery Disconnect SwitchesEach switch controls a magnetically latched relay with power applied to coil only momentarily to latch the switchUnlatch by applying current in the other directionIf chassis or coach battery is disconnected , it is automatically connected if ignition is switched onA lockout feature prevents disconnecting the chassis battery when the ignition switch is on
5 Battery Control Center (Con’t) What does NOT work with Coach battery disconnected:12v Lighting / 12v Power OutletsWater Pump / Dash Radio / Bedroom RadioFurnace / Refrigerator / Water HeaterAir ConditionersGenerator
6 Battery Control Center (Con’t) What does NOT work when Chassis battery disconnected with ignition switch OFF:StepsClearance lightsFog lightsSlidesLeveling JacksTurning On the ignition switch automatically causes both battery disconnect relays to change to the connected positionThe chassis battery cannot be disconnected using the disconnect switch with ignition ONThe coach battery can be disconnected using the disconnect switch.
7 Battery Control Center (Con’t) What does NOT work when both Chassis battery and Coach battery are disconnected:Propane detectorPropane automatic shutoff valve closes to prevent any propane use while the detector has no power
8 Battery Control Center (Con’t) Charging and Auxiliary Starting RelayLocated on back wall in electrical bayChargingAutomatically connects chassis and coach batteries in parallel to allow charging of both when:Either battery voltage reaches 13.2Relay automatically isolates batteries from each other when voltage drops to:12.6 with ignition off12.2 with ignition switch on.Auxiliary StartingDash switch used to connect chassis and coach batteries in parallel while switch is held ONStart engine with dead chassis batteryStart generator with dead coach battery
10 Other 12 Volt Fuses and Relays Bedroom PanelElectric Service BayUnder DashCigarette Lighter AmpPass Seat Heater AmpThermostat 5 Amp1Water Pump 15 Amp2Left Turn AmpWipers AmpBath fan, lights aft florescent 15 AmpLR driver side lights 20 AmpClearance Lights AmpBackup Camera AmpDriver Seat Heater AmpKitchen fan, florescent AmpElectric4 Awning AmpCondenser Fan AmpNeutral Safety Common AmpAppliances 20 AmpRight Turn 20 Amp15 Amp?BR radio, lights AmpPoarch, entry, fwd florescent 20 AmpHeater Blower 30 AmpDash Radio AmpStop Hazard 20 AmpICC Power 15 AmpPower Visors 7.5 AmpEnergy Mgt System AmpSat Ant, TV Booster AmpLR passenger side lights AmpLR 12V Outlet 15 AmpNotes:1. Also 2 Amp fuse in thermostat2. Changed to 15 Amp for new water pump. Was 10 Amp3. Also 3 Amp fuse on 50A Smart EMS circuit board4. Also 10 Amp fuse in awning control box above passenger door
11 Power Gear Fuses and Relays Leveling Jacks Controller – Located Under Dash Near Jack ControlsLeft Rear Leg 3 AmpRight Rear Leg 3 AmpDump Valve 3 AmpFront Legs 3 AmpSlide Out Controller – Located in Electric Service BayRelay Tyco VF4-15F1315 Amp Auto Reset CB20 Amp Slow Blow Fuse20 Amp Auto Reset CB25 Amp Slow Blow FuseConnectorConnectorConnectorBedroom Slide OutPass Side Slide OutDriver Side Slide Out
12 Conclusion Inverters and Batteries are a good things Maintain and test your batteriesKeep a supply of spare fuses and bulbsGet a copy of your wiring diagramHave the basic tools to troubleshoot problemsUse the corporate knowledge of DOAI members for help